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Chigorin, Breyer, Zaitsev [C90-99]
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Marshall Gambit [C89] & Anti-Marshall [C88]
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Archangel & 3...Bc5 [C78 & C64]
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Open Variation [C80-C84]
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Exchange Variation [C68-C69] & Delayed Exchange [C85]
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Berlin Defence [C65 & C67]
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Schliemann Gambit/Jaenisch 3...f5 [C63] and Delayed Schliemann [C70]
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1. e4 e5 Spanish 1. e4 e5 Spanish
(Ruy Lopez) [C60-99] with GM Victor Mikhalevski
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a4 idea in Ruy Lopez
In the following game Fischer playes 11.a4 this move seems standard in many the ruy lopez variations. Ofcourse it threatens axb but what it the rea...

Started 07/18/07 at 19:38:42 by chesscheese
3 1961 Last Post 08/26/07 at 20:05:15
By: dsanchez
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What to play against the the Ruy Lopez as black
I am a very aggressive player and usually play openings where my pieces come out very quickly, for example I play the chigorin against 1.d4, the morra gambit against the sicilian, the milner Berry aga...

Started 07/30/07 at 20:32:59 by megazord
13 6159 Last Post 08/04/07 at 20:40:58
By: Dji
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Forthcoming book: Play The Ruy Lopez
Hi there everyone
Forgive the following piece of shameless self-promotion, but you may be interested to know that the above title, published by Everyman Chess, will be available in the very near ...

Started 12/15/06 at 14:35:41 by IM Andrew Greet
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144 69229 Last Post 05/31/07 at 06:50:14
By: Willempie
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Which Ruy Lopez Variant to use as Black ?
Hello all,
I decided to construct a repertoire, including the Ruy Lopez as both black and white.  I have been enjoying the study of IM Greet's outstanding new book, but I'm looking for advice as ...

Started 04/10/07 at 16:57:47 by routermeister
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By: Markovich
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Ruy Lopez Steinitz Variation (5.d3)
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.d3
Andrew Martin calls this the Steinitz Variaion on his DVD.  ECO C77, I believe.  I've downloaded a lot of games from ICC, and some strong players routine...

Started 05/04/07 at 21:55:57 by dsanchez
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d3 or Qe2 in Ruy Lopez?
I was wondering what line is better in the Lopez (and also to cut down a little bit on the studying, get into a position that I might be more farmiliar with than my opponent, etc....) d3 or qe2 lines?...

Started 04/08/07 at 22:12:30 by Darthmambo
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By: Darthmambo
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Roy Lopez: 5. Qe2
Hi Chess Pub people. In 2 recent games I faced 5. Qe2 in a Roy Lopez. Both times I was playing against the same person and both times I lost. I was wondering: why isnt this move commonly known? Can yo...

Started 03/10/07 at 21:51:44 by Alien chess
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By: Willempie
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Beating the Ruy Lopez
I'm starting a new correspondence tournament and am looking to return to 1 ... e5 as Black after considerable time away.  Increasingly, drawing with Black is tantamount to finishing midway down the ta...

Started 10/27/06 at 22:07:42 by HgMan
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By: MarinFan
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Worrall Attack
I played the Worral attack for quite a long time because no many players prepare for it, and I won quite a few times. However, is this opening sound, and what is the statistics in this opening? I saw ...

Started 12/21/06 at 13:02:52 by sssthepro
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By: sssthepro
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I want attacking lines for White in Ruy Lopez
I usually play 3 Bc4 , but I wish to change from times to times , and try the Ruy Lopez
I am a tactical/strategical player ( my "gods" are Keres and Bronstein ) ,and most lines of Ruy Lopez look ...

Started 12/16/06 at 18:25:25 by photophore
10 3852 Last Post 12/19/06 at 14:34:09
By: MNb
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Martin's Ruy Lopez DVD: 5. d3
In his new Ruy Lopez DVD for Chessbase, Martin recommends 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.d3!?
This cuts down all the open spanish/marshall lines. And given that the world elite keep playi...

Started 12/24/04 at 07:04:35 by lnn2
6 3771 Last Post 11/16/06 at 16:43:27
By: Esprit
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Good book that explains the ideas in the Spanish
Hi there,
I am a 2100 FIDE player and I have decided to switch from the Pirc to playing 1...e5.  I have the book Play 1 e4 e5 by Nigel Daives, which I find to be quite good. However, I would like...

Started 10/05/06 at 18:52:20 by Antillian
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By: Antillian
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Ruy Lopez with black
I am considering switching to the Chigorin Ruy Lopez from the Sicilian with black and was wondering if anyone had suggestions of a repertoire or any good books on the subject.
My rating ...

Started 08/27/06 at 20:14:42 by Sandstad
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By: TopNotch
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Further thoughts on the Cozio (Deferred)
Quite a while ago now, I had an interesting discussion with kylemeister about a line of the Cozio which NCO treats as a Cozio Defence Deferred, namely 1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 Bb5 a6 4 Ba4 Nge7 5 0-0 g6 6 ...

Started 08/28/06 at 23:45:58 by Michael Ayton
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By: Michael Ayton
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Ruy Lopez unusual line with 6. c3, Ng4!? (?)
What's this new line?!/fad?!:
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Bc5 6. c3 Ng4. What's this new line?!? 7. d4 Ba7 8.h3 h5.
Some good analysis needed, plz.

Started 07/14/06 at 09:24:45 by Excalibur
11 8442 Last Post 07/23/06 at 03:19:29
By: Smyslov_Fan
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Center Attack in the Ruy Lopez
Hey everyone!
I've been playing the Center Attack in the Ruy off and on for the last year now, and I was wondering what you guys think of it. It starts with
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.d4<br ...

Started 05/26/05 at 15:10:18 by roastednuts
4 4538 Last Post 07/20/06 at 22:21:45
By: devinjc
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New book on Bc5 Lopez or Berlin?
Is anyone writing or know of someone writing a book on the Bc5 lines in the Lopez (including the Moller, Archangelesk) ot the Berlin (3...Nf6?)

Started 07/14/06 at 21:03:49 by ano
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By: ano
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Spanish Four Knights Bibliography
A new entry in Michael Goeller's excellent Chess Blog (The Kenilworthian) which may be of interest:
Spanish Four Knights (C48) Bibliography
(Tuesday, Ju...

Started 07/14/06 at 19:01:17 by OstapBender
1 1507 Last Post 07/14/06 at 20:39:49
By: MNb
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Ruy Lopez Traps
I'm trying to book up on the Ruy Lopez and I was thinking maybe I could start a thread where people list opening traps that occur in the Ruy Lopez.  I will list some traps from the very limited number...

Started 05/25/06 at 04:35:22 by Dinomike100
4 2269 Last Post 07/02/06 at 18:18:29
By: Smyslov_Fan
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Ruy Lopez Russian Variation
Does anyone have any ideas for white after:
1. e4 e5
2. Nf3 Nc6
3. Bb5 a6
4. Ba4 Nf6
5. 0-0 d6
6. ??
So far I have seen the following line:
6. d4 b5
7. dxe...

Started 06/14/06 at 03:52:54 by Dinomike100
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